Death of Writers Pakistan Academy of Letters – Daily Notable
By Our Correspondent
The death of writers of Urdu, Punjabi, Seraiki, Pashto and Balti languages is a great loss to Pakistani literature. This month is very painful for the world of literature. Many important writers have left us during this month.
This was stated by Dr. Yousuf Khushk Chairman, Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL), moreover, in his condolences message on the sad demise of Pakistani writers and poets Manzar Ayubi, Sarwar Javed, Mazhar Mahmood Sherwani, Mohammad Khalid, Tariq Aziz, Najeeb Parwana, Jamil Arshad, Rubb Nawaz Miskin, Wazir Hussain Rahi, Nobahar Shah Khattak and Qadir Khan Sartaj.
Moreover he said that teacher, poet, writer and critic Manzar Ayubi was one of the prominent poets of his time. He achieved a special place by writing short poems. His ghazals also have a special distinction. He said that Urdu poet, critic Sarwar Javed has prominent colors of the era in his poetry.
Progressive poetry is an important part of it. The canvas of his poems is also very wide.
He said that the researcher, sketcher, biographer and Professor Dr. Mazhar Mahmood Sherwani as a sketcher had an important role in literature. He did valuable research and wrote excellent sketches.
Chairman PAL said that the poet Muhammad Khalid was an important poet of the ghazal. He greatly Influences his contemporaries as well as young generations. Chairman said that poet, anchor, actor, politician and intellectual Tariq Aziz was a poet of Urdu and Punjabi and a knowledgeable person. He has been using the pen as a way of impression.
He said that poet Najib Parwana had a prominent place in Pashto literature. Moreover his ghazal is valuable in Pashto literature. Dr. Yousuf Khushk said that poet Jameel Arshad was a poet as well as an excellent calligrapher. He did significant work in both fields.
Moreover he said that the poet of Saraiki and Punjabi, Rubb Nawaz Miskin was one of the important writers. He served literature quietly throughout his life.
He said that Wazir Hussain Rahi, a Balti-speaking humorous poet from Skardu, had written humorous poetry in Balti language against social weaknesses and injustices. Balti language was a powerful voice.
Chairman PAL said that the writer and secretary of Khattak Literary and Cultural Jirga Nobahar Shah Khattak is an important name in Pashto literature. He did a lot of service to literature through poetry as well as literary programs.
Moreover Dr. Khushk said that poet and literary personality Qadir Khan Sartaj was living in the UK and was serving Urdu and Pashto Literature. He was known as an Urdu and Pashto poet. Moreover in his condolence message, Dr. Yousuf Khushk said that with the sad demise of these writers, Pakistani literature has lost important writers.
Expressing deep sorrow over the demise of the deceased, Chairman PAL prayed for forgiveness of the departed souls and for the bereaved families to bear this loss.